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The Latest On: Grizzly Bears

February 12, 2019 | In the News: Missoulian

Grizzly Rules Prompt Lawsuit Threat To Flathead Forest Plan

Josh Purtle, Attorney, Northern Rockies Office, Earthjustice: “The plan allows a huge amount of new road building to the detriment of grizzly bears and bull trout. It essentially says we’re going to change the requirements where you can build a road and how many miles you can build while maintaining the 2011 habitat conditions to protect grizzlies. But the plan doesn’t actually do that.”

January 18, 2019 | Feature

Bears in the Crosshairs

Inside Earthjustice’s case to decide the fate of Yellowstone’s iconic bears.

October 22, 2018 | Feature

Insider Briefing: Meet Abigail Dillen

New President Abigail Dillen discusses her vision for Earthjustice’s future as the organization battles the assault on environmental safeguards and pushes for a rapid shift to 100% clean energy.

September 25, 2018 | Legal Document

Letter to Congress Opposing Expanded Wildlife Extinction Package

The House Natural Resources Committee meets this week for a legislative hearing on nine bills. This package of legislation would dramatically weaken the Endangered Species Act and should be labeled the “Expanded Wildlife Extinction Package.” These bills would undermine the role of science in the listing process, transfer undue authority to state officials, make it more difficult for species to gain federal protections (and easier to lose them), and undercut citizens’ vital role in helping to enforce the law. On behalf of our millions of members and activists nationwide, the signees urge you to oppose the “Expanded Wildlife Extinction Package.”

September 17, 2018 | In the News: Outside

Why Hunting a Single Grizzly Bear Is Such a Big Deal

Tim Preso, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: “The government chose to declare the population recovered at a time of record-high human-caused grizzly mortality. Now they’re proposing to add 23 more hunting mortalities on top of that.”

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